The Master of Information and Data Science is designed to be completed in 20 months, but other options are available to complete the program on an accelerated basis. You will complete 27 units of coursework over three to five terms1. Courses are 3 units each, and divided into foundation courses, advanced courses, and a synthetic capstone. You will also complete an immersion at the UC Berkeley campus. See an example course schedule.
Students who are proficient in object oriented programming will complete 12 units of foundation coursework, 12 units of advanced coursework and the synthetic capstone course.
Students who are not proficient in object oriented programming will be required to complete the Python for Data Science foundation course as part of their 15 units of foundation coursework, 9 units of advanced coursework and the synthetic capstone course.